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Poulsbo Heritage Museum


Museums in Poulsbo, WA

Poulsbo Historical Society Museum
200 NE Moe Street
Poulsbo, WA 98370

(360) 440-7354

About Poulsbo Historical Society Museum

The Poulsbo Historical Society's mission is to record, preserve, and exhibit the history and culture of Poulsbo and the North Kitsap area. The Poulsbo Historical Society maintains the Historical Museum on the second floor of the Poulsbo City Hall (entrance at the back of City Hall on Moe St.), Poulsbo Maritime Museum and the Martinson Cabin Museum located at the Nelson Park. Below are their locations, hours, and descriptions as provided on their website.
Heritage Hall
200 Moe Street NE in Poulsbo City Hall
Open Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
This museum captures the cultural heritage and the daily lives of early Poulsbo’s families. Changing exhibits provide visitors a reason to return again and again to glimpse the many facets of life in the evolution of Poulsbo from its early beginnings to the lively community it now is. Heritage Hall features an extensive research library and the central office of the Poulsbo Historical Society.
Poulsbo Maritime Museum
19010 Front Street NE in historic downtown Poulsbo
Open daily, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Poulsbo Maritime Museum showcases the maritime history of Poulsbo and North Kitsap. Through imaginative exhibits and interactive displays, the new museum will invite guests to explore the amazingly diverse history, from families traveling dock to dock to get to their farm products to market in Seattle, to home-porting of Alaska codfish fleets, to the tour ships and paddle boards of today. In opening this museum, Poulsbo Historical Society is taking the exciting step of partnering with the Poulsbo Chamber of Commerce and the Historic Downtown Poulsbo Association to incorporate a Visitors Center into the facility.
Martinson Cabin
Nelson Park, 317 NW Lindvig Way in Poulsbo
Open on Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Built in the late 1800s by the Martinson family, this cabin was moved to its present location in 2006 to preserve this important historical landmark and to give residents and visitors the opportunity to experience the lifestyle of early Poulsbo pioneers. Tools, transportation, laundry – nearly every aspect of daily living is displayed to awaken the guest’s imagination to the life of early Poulsbo pioneers.